Region 3

Welcome to the Region 3 Education & Lifelong Learning homepage

  Latest News

Dyslexia Awareness and support are an important aspect of our work so keep an eye on our regional page through January and February for more information as we are hoping to provide additional support for our members.

 

After much hard work by our U.L.R in Durham Dave Welsh, we are pleased to announce the new E.C.D.L. facility at Spennymoor Community Fire Station.Centrally located in County Durham , the centre is open for new Expressions of interest for our courses.For further information you can contact Dave on dave.welsh@fbu.org.uk or sign up on the Region 3 website here on FBU Education.This is another resource for FBU Members, their friends and families and Fire service employees.

 

 

The New Year is upon us already and if you are looking for a new challange our Distance Learning Courses are proving very popular, especially our Mental Health Awareness Level 2 Course and our new addition the N.C.F.E level two course in Awareness of Individuals with Autism. In addition we are pleased to offer our Nutrition and Health Course to Learners awaiting news on the Level 3 Personal Training Apprenticeships .You can enrol on many of our courses between now and April and our popular Mental Health Awareness Course between now and March

 

If you would like a Station visit to outline what we can offer and the benifits of our Distance Learning Courses contact PSO Ian Dick at ian.dick@fbu.org.uk or on 07917031847.

 

Our Twitter Page is a good place to stop off and see what we are up to so pay us a visit soon!

 

The Union Learning role is to promote Lifelong Learning throughout the North East to all FBU members, friends and family, to Fire Authority employees and their families and to Community groups and initiatives

 

Through our partnerships, with Fire and Rescue Services and Education Providers, we aim to offer different courses throughout the academic year, August to July including the functional skills of literacy, numeracy and IT up to and including Level 2

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Our Learning Centre Staff and Project Support Organisers can also provide Information, Advice & Guidance to help you make the right decision on accessing new learning opportunities. If you are not sure about your first step back into learning or need help making the right decision about your next course or qualification then we can help you; we can also provide information that will help guide you to the right learning provider.  Just contact our National Learning Centre Staff or your local Project Support Organiser, Ian Dick  on 07917 031847 and we will make sure you are informed of all options available.

 

For local support and guidance you can contact your ULR's, Learning Champions, RELO or PSO.In Tyne and Wear we have Russ King our R.E.L.O. , in Durham Dave Welsh and his team are on hand and in Cleveland our support is provided by Alec Johnson and his team .In Northumberland we have the Learning Centre and base for P.S.O. Ian Dick but would welcome the recruitment of new learning champions and ULRs to assist us with the delivery of our courses.

 

We are also able to provide training and education for reps on FBU and TUC education courses and you can contact your RELO , branch, brigade or regional officials.

If you wish to be part of the team providing learning advice in Region 3 and would like to become a Union Learning Rep (ULR) please contact  the FBU Regional Education and Learning Organiser for Region 3, Russell King, Russell.King@fbu.org.uk or PSO ian.dick@fbu.org.uk.

 

For education support and guidance you can contact your local ULR's, Learning Champions, RELO or PSO.

 

In Region Three in 2016/17 we are actively recruiting Union Learning Reps (ULR's,) and Learning Champions for all workplaces to help with the advertising and distribution of learning opportunities and qualifications.

 

Cleveland and Durham & Darlington also now have new ULR's in place but we are always looking for more volunteers .

 

You can register your interest in any of the courses by clicking on the link on the homepage.

If you do wish to know more about becoming a Learning Champion and what is entails then please contact me on 07917 031847 or email me at ian.dick@fbu.org.uk 

 

Thank you for visiting the Learning Page and enjoy your learning.


Brigades

  • Cleveland FRS
  • Durham & Darlington FRS
  • Northumberland FRS
  • Tyne & Wear FRS

Contacts

Pete Wilcox

Role: Regional Secretary
Tel:
07827300063
Email: peter.wilcox@fbu.org.uk

Ian Dick

Tel:
07917 031 847
Email: ian.dick@fbu.org.uk

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